Denise El-Mansura

Above: Denise, circa 1978


Vital Statistics at Time of Disappearance

  • Missing Since: January 10, 1978 from New Orleans, Louisiana
  • Classification: Endangered Missing
  • Date of Birth: May 25, 1962
  • Age: 15 years old
  • Height and Weight: 5'4, 115 pounds
  • Distinguishing Characteristics: African-American female. Black hair, brown eyes. Denise's nickname is Dee Dee.
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    Details of Disappearance

    Denise was last seen in New Orleans, Louisiana on January 10, 1978. She was supposed to have lunch with her aunt, but never showed up. She has never been heard from again.

    Another girl from Denise's neighborhood went missing about six months before Denise did, and was later found murdered. It isn't clear whether the homicide is related to Denise's disappearance. Her case remains unsolved.


    Investigating Agency
    If you have any information concerning this case, please contact:
    New Orleans Police Department


    Source Information
    Louisiana Repository for Unidentified and Missing People


    Updated 1 time since October 12, 2004.

    Last updated July 19, 2013; casefile added.

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